In June 2007, the FBO attacked the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame for picking inductees like Jackson Browne and non-rock artist Herb Albert and ignoring bands like Sonic Youth and, yes, John Cougar Mellencamp. Last night, quietly as possible, the Cleveland-based Hall of Fame inducted Mellencamp, along with Madonna, in a New York City ceremony.
Read the Cougar endorsement here .
It remains hard to imagine why REM got in on their first year of elgibility and Sonic Youth, or the Beastie Boys, have yet to.
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